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# economy - Monday 28 July, 2014

Central Bank revises GDP forecast upwards

They also revised upwards last year’s figures.

# economy - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British economy grows to above pre-crisis level Recovery

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Shops could STILL be codding customers with mislabelled fish Something Fishy

Shops could STILL be codding customers with mislabelled fish

Preliminary results have shown that white fish is being mislabelled as different species.

# economy - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit Cash Down

The average Irish saver has over €20,000 on deposit

Despite large sums in the bank, many depositors aren’t earning a lot through interest.

# economy - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A fate worse than debt: tackling Ireland’s insolvency problem Debt Mountain

A fate worse than debt: tackling Ireland’s insolvency problem

This week the Insolvency Service was branded “pathetic” – the director admits performance is disappointing, but can it be turned around?

# economy - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nama has clawed back €800 million from debtors putting assets ‘beyond its reach’ Asset Hunt

Nama has clawed back €800 million from debtors putting assets ‘beyond its reach’

Fianna Fail’s Michael McGrath said the news raises “fundamental questions” about debtor co-operation.

# economy - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish competitiveness on the slide, warns council Competition Time

Irish competitiveness on the slide, warns council

We’re at risk of losing many of the gains made in recent years, the competitiveness watchdog has said.

# economy - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The next Government will have to hike water charges – ESRI Drip Drip Drip

The next Government will have to hike water charges – ESRI

The light at the end of the tunnel is still “some way off”, Professor John Fitzgerald said this morning.

Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# economy - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates Stalled Recovery

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates

Saddled with debt and facing little prospect of wage growth, many Irish people aren’t feeling the benefit of the economic turnaround.

# economy - Thursday 10 July, 2014

An Oireachtas committee wants your ideas on how to grow the economy of Europe

Your suggestions are a high-demand commodity.

# economy - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Professional job vacancies are up by 6% so far this year Foot In The Door

Professional job vacancies are up by 6% so far this year

Many jobseekers at the top end of the market in certain sectors could be looking at several offers.

# economy - Monday 7 July, 2014

Investor confidence in Irish economy hits four-year high

Over 80% of investors are positive on Ireland’s prospects, up from 10% in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie IMF: Politicians should take advantage of ‘favourable’ financial market conditions Forecast

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of ‘favourable’ financial market conditions

The International Monetary Fund is to give its official global economic forecasts in two weeks.

# economy - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 13 things you probably never knew about India Just The Facts

13 things you probably never knew about India

Hair, pollution, whiskey and babies – there’s a lot going on in India.

# economy - Friday 4 July, 2014

The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland Inbox Me This post contains a poll

# economy - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year Growth

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year

Illegal economic activity worth €1.25 billion also contributed to a revision of the GDP figures for last year.

# economy - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years On Track

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.

# economy - Monday 30 June, 2014

Here’s how many jobs were saved through examinership in the last three months

Six firms, including Elvery’s, saved employees by using the examinership process last quarter.

# economy - Sunday 29 June, 2014

One in four people are struggling to make ends meet – survey Consumer Sentiment This post contains a poll

One in four people are struggling to make ends meet – survey

However, a Red C/Sunday Business Post survey today also reveals that 41% a third are comfortable.

# economy - Saturday 28 June, 2014

These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year

It’s a system called JEROS, or “jellyfish elimination robotic swarm”.

# economy - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Ireland second to Bermuda as ‘conduit’ for taxable income of US multinationals – IMF staff paper

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

# economy - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drugs and prostitution will be used to measure Ireland’s GDP Economy

Drugs and prostitution will be used to measure Ireland’s GDP

Austria, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Slovenia and Sweden have all begun including these figures as part of their GDP.

# economy - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out Getting Burnt This post contains videos

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# economy - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Electric Piketty: The economist 650 people came to see Piketty Mania

Electric Piketty: The economist 650 people came to see

He wrote one of the most influential books so far this century – but can he keep a room full of Dubliners awake?

The world’s most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*

*But only if you’re in negative equity.

# economy - Friday 20 June, 2014

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?

We’ve been told that we have no choice but to accept austerity measures to get the country back on its feet… but is that really true?

# economy - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average

No prizes for guessing who’s towards the top…

Opinion: Enda — don’t blow the recovery on a PR stunt

Giving tax cuts in the upcoming budget would be popular, but it’s not the right thing to do.

# economy - Monday 16 June, 2014

US medical giant buys Covidien in €32 billion deal

The deal will mean pre-tax savings of around €628 million every year by 2018 for the new company.

# economy - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Brussels launches probe into Ireland’s Apple tax deal

The Department of Finance has said it’s confident no rules have been broken – but won’t rule out a legal challenge if findings are negative.

Irish companies to get helping hand from global business leaders

Three SMEs will get international mentoring from senior executives at global companies, including VISA.

# economy - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Is the EU going to investigate Ireland’s tax deal with multinationals?

An announcement is expected tomorrow, but the European Commission is keeping quiet.

Councils warned not to pass property tax burden onto local businesses

Chambers Ireland issue the call after a Sinn Fein motion in Cork to cut the local property tax.

Two thirds of Irish consumers can’t save regularly

While there have been gains over the last year, most Irish people still can’t save every month.

# economy - Monday 9 June, 2014

More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out

Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.

# economy - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

# economy - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ireland needs to capitalise on the sharing economy Sharing Is Caring

Opinion: Ireland needs to capitalise on the sharing economy

Why pay through the nose for something when you can rent it more cheaply from a stranger online? Why not share things with your neighbours?

# economy - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cars, medicine and books all down as retail sales fall Buy Up

Cars, medicine and books all down as retail sales fall

Retail Ireland said that the retail sector is showing signs of recovery.

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